Social Security Administration (Fraud) Act 1997

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1997 c. 47
Year1997
(1) For section 122 of the by the Commissioners of Inland Revenue or the Commissioners of Customs and Excise; orby a person providing services to the Commissioners of Inland Revenue or the Commissioners of Customs and Excise in connection with the provision of those services.for use in the prevention, detection, investigation or prosecution of offences relating to social security; orfor use in checking the accuracy of information relating to benefits, contributions or national insurance numbers or to any other matter relating to social security and (where appropriate) amending or supplementing such information.it could be supplied to that person or body under that subsection;it is supplied for the purposes of any civil or criminal proceedings relating to the Contributions and Benefits Act, the it is supplied under section 122C below;supplied to any person or body to whom that other information could be supplied; orused for any purpose for which that other information could be used.This section does not limit the circumstances in which information may be supplied apart from this section.by the Commissioners of Inland Revenue; orby a person providing services to the Commissioners of Inland Revenue in connection with the provision of those services.Information to which this section applies may, with the authority of the Commissioners, be supplied to, or to a person providing services to, the Secretary of State or the Northern Ireland Department for use for any purpose relating to contributions.it could be supplied to that person or body under that subsection; orit is supplied for the purposes of any civil or criminal proceedings relating to the Contributions and Benefits Act, the Jobseekers Act 1995 or this Act or to any provision of Northern Ireland legislation corresponding to any of them;supplied to any person or body to whom that other information could be supplied; orused for any purpose for which that other information could be used.This section does not limit the circumstances in which information may be supplied apart from this section.(2) For section 116 of the by the Commissioners of Inland Revenue or the Commissioners of Customs and Excise; orby a person providing services to the Commissioners of Inland Revenue or the Commissioners of Customs and Excise in connection with the provision of those services.for use in the prevention, detection, investigation or prosecution of offences relating to social security; orfor use in checking the accuracy of information relating to benefits, contributions or national insurance numbers or to any other matter relating to social security and (where appropriate) amending or supplementing such information.it could be supplied to that person or body under that subsection;it is supplied for the purposes of any civil or criminal proceedings relating to the Contributions and Benefits Act, the it is supplied to the Housing Executive;supplied to any person or body to whom that other information could be supplied; orused for any purpose for which that other information could be used.This section does not limit the circumstances in which information may be supplied apart from this section.by the Commissioners of Inland Revenue; orby a person providing services to the Commissioners of Inland Revenue in connection with the provision of those services.Information to which this section applies may, with the authority of the Commissioners, be supplied to, or to a person providing services to, the Department or the Secretary of State for use for any purpose relating to contributions.

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